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[personal profile] staxxy
still getting up and running here on DW. I hear tell that I can use Semagic with DW, so I plan to do that (which will help with my posting considerably as I love Semagic's ease of use.

I need to figure out how to:

- import all the things from my LJ
- archive my LJ.

suggestions and/or instructions would be grand. I did try using LJArchive but it doesn't seem to want to work for me. thoughts on where I might be going wrong there, or suggestions on if I need to just keep whacking it regularly until it gets the whole thing, are also welcome.

I shan't get up to posting much until after Easter, however.

Date: 2017-04-09 01:34 pm (UTC)
garpu: (Default)
From: [personal profile] garpu
Do you need to accept the new ToS to import? I know you do to crosspost, which is why I haven't.

Semagic looks interesting. Still being developed? I used to use deepest sender, but it hasn't worked in awhile.

Date: 2017-04-09 01:37 pm (UTC)
garpu: (Default)
From: [personal profile] garpu
I take that back. It appears to work with Slackware's custom-compiled Firefox.

Date: 2017-04-09 04:33 pm (UTC)
mahariel: (Default)
From: [personal profile] mahariel
It's pretty simple to import - there's a tutorial that walks you through it, and it took me less than 5 minutes to set up and about 15 minutes to complete. I had to hand-upload userpics afterwards, and it doesn't capture the pictures embedded in posts, however.

Date: 2017-04-10 02:18 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] thiscorvidlife
I see someone got to the importer before me. The only thing that I will add is that it will very likely take a while right now. A lot of people are using it, as they are all jumping ship from LJ at once.

Date: 2017-04-11 12:00 am (UTC)
m_cobweb: (do not want)
From: [personal profile] m_cobweb
From what I'm hearing you may have to accept the new TOS before you can import (ugh), but you can delete your LJ after that.

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